Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the
Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Drivers

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Location:                                Bradford, Shipley, Skipton, Harrogate Purpose of Role:                     The Carers’ Resource delivers a wide range of activities  across Craven, Bradford and Harrogate to encourage  carers to have time with other carers; in turn giving them time for themselves. Volunteer Drivers are needed to transport carers to groups…
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Young Carers’ Volunteer

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Role Title:                               Volunteer for Young Carers’ Team Location:                                Bradford, Shipley, Skipton, Harrogate Purpose of Role:                     The Carers’ Resource delivers a wide range of activities  across Craven, Bradford and Harrogate to encourage young carers to have time with other young carers; in turn giving them time for…
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Parent Carer Club Volunteer

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Parent Carer Club is a group of Parent Carers of Children with additional needs, who are taking control of improving their wellbeing.  We have formed a group to encourage and support each member.   Our motto is Active Parents lead Active Lives.  We do a range of activities including craft, trips…
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Home from Hospital Volunteer

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Location:                                Bradford, Airedale, Craven, Harrogate Purpose of Role:                     Home from Hospital is offered to all residents of Bradford, Harrogate and Craven and is a service supported by volunteers by offering practical help and support to someone who has just been discharged from hospital. This is a time limited…
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Group Host Volunteer

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Location:                                Bradford, Airedale, Craven, Harrogate Purpose of Role:                     The Carers’ Resource delivers a wide range of groups  across Craven, Bradford and Harrogate to encourage carers to have time with other carers; in turn giving them time for themselves. Volunteer group hosts are relied upon to ensure the smooth…
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Community Fundraising Volunteer

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Location:                                 Various – depends on volunteers interests. Purpose of Role:                     To support our fantastic fundraising team to deliver a range of campaigns and events to help raise the profile of Carers’ Resource and generate funds to support unpaid carers. Qualities required:                               Be a good communicatorBe…
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Volunteer Befriender

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Role Title:                               Volunteer Befriender Location:                                Skipton (primarily Crosshills, Gargrave, Bradley), Harrogate, Selby Purpose of Role:                    To give carers of a partner, a family member or friend, the                        opportunity to have a break from their caring commitments by providing 2-4 hours of caring cover in or outside…
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Carers’ Resource Community Ambassador

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Location:                                 At your own community group, school, church, community centre. Purpose of Role:                     To be aware of unpaid carers, sign post people in your local group to Carers’ Resource and share information on events/ activities for carers with your local community group. Qualities required:                               Be…
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Volunteer Admin Support

Last changed: Monday 10 February, 2020

Location:                                Shipley, Skipton, Harrogate Purpose of Role:                     The Carers’ Resource supports projects that assist isolated carers to feel more in touch with their families, friends and local communities. Qualities required:       Be well organised/good administratorBe a good communicatorBe reliable and committed to the roleBe able to work…
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Bentham Group Host

Last changed: Friday 7 February, 2020

Location:                                Bentham Golf Club, Robin Lane, Bentham (Alternate months) Purpose of Role:                     The Carers’ Resource delivers a wide range of groups  across Craven, Bradford and Harrogate to encourage carers to have time with other carers; in turn giving them time for themselves. Group Support Volunteers hosts are relied…
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